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Triathlon

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  • Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races

    The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over four Maryland events that have been run by the nonprofit Columbia Triathlon Association, and two other local...
  • Ironman Series to hold first state, Mid-Atlantic triathlon in September

    Triathlon Ironman Series to hold first state, Mid-Atlantic race in September The inaugural state Ironman triathlon will take place Sept. 20, becoming the first Ironman Series race in the Mid-Atlantic and the series' 12th U.S. location. The 2.4-mile...
  • Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down

    Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down
    The struggling Columbia Triathlon Association, which has run endurance races throughout Maryland for 30 years and helped raise millions for local charities, plans to turn all its events over to the World Triathlon Corp. and will shut down, the chairman of...
  • Two local groups seek to take over some TriColumbia races

    Two local groups seek to take over some TriColumbia races
    Two local organizations hope to take over endurance race events that have for decades been staged by the Columbia Triathlon Association, a nonprofit that has been working to keep itself afloat amid financial difficulties. The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young...
  • ChesapeakeMan Ultra helps Sarah Melanson distance herself in short time

    ChesapeakeMan Ultra helps Sarah Melanson distance herself in short time
    As then-17-year-old Sarah Melanson crossed the finish line of the ChesapeakeMan Ultra Championship early this fall, she couldn't believe what she had just endured. She had swum 2.4 miles through jellyfish-infested waters, had biked 112 miles while...
  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training. He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
  • Colopietro, Sanders are fastest at 'Streak Thru Aberdeen' 7K run

    Daniel Colopietro cleared the centerfield fence of Cal Sr.'s Yard about as quickly as a home-run ball. He went through the centerfield gate, of course, as he led 145 runners away from the starting line of the first 7K Streak Through Aberdeen last Friday....
  • Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France

    Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France
    Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals. At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
  • Harford's triathletes endure, enjoy busy 2013 season

    For Harford County triathletes, the 2013 racing season has been busy, challenging and rewarding. Mike Kemen of Bel Air describes his recent triathlon as "the best experience ever." It was his first race at the full Ironman distance, the Coeur D'Alene...
  • In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'

     In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'
    Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
  • Digest: Local ties prevalent in LXM, Adrenaline games

    Digest: Local ties prevalent in LXM, Adrenaline games
    Lacrosse Local ties prevalent in LXM, Adrenaline games Sam Bradman (Salisbury) scored a game-best five goals, and Team STX rallied to a 14-13 win over Maverik United in the LXM Pro Tour lacrosse season opener Saturday at Orange Coast College in Orange...
  • Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon

    Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon
    Robert Vigorito knew he had changed some lives over the years since he helped start the Columbia Triathlon in 1984. He transformed an inaugural event that attracted fewer than 100 competitors into one of the top triathlons in the country with as many as...